089de53caf [Our content does not constitute a medical consultationSkin cells build up in thick, scaly patches on the skin's surface, continuing until treatment stops the cyclePustular psoriasisclose Please confirm that you would like to log out of MedscapeSubscribe Now were in this togetherThis type primarily affects young adults and childrenZhu TH, et alPsoriatic DiseasePsoriasis About PsoriasisCauses & Triggers Related Conditions Life with Psoriasis Genes & Psoriasis Immune System & Psoriasis Drugs in Development Treat to Target TreatmentsBiologics Biosimilars New Oral Treatments Systemics Phototherapy Topicals Complementary & Alternative Psoriatic Arthritis About Psoriatic ArthritisSymptoms & Diagnosis Types Related Conditions Life with Psoriatic Arthritis Genes & Psoriatic Arthritis Screening for Psoriatic Arthritis PsA Action Week TreatmentsBiologics Biosimilars New Oral Treatments DMARDs (Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs) NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) Complementary & Alternative Women & Psoriatic Arthritis Info Kit Part 4: Goeckerman therapyEye conditionsThis uncommon form of psoriasis can occur in widespread patches (generalized pustular psoriasis) or in smaller areas on your hands, feet or fingertipsA good skincare routine plays an important role in preventing and treating rough and cracked dry skinCauses How psoriasis developsHow psoriasis developsIn psoriasis, the life cycle of your skin cells greatly accelerates, leading to a buildup of dead cells on the surface of the epidermisSIGNS & SYMPTOMS In This Article References Abstract and Introduction Hand and foot psoriasis impairs patients ability to function, impacts them financially, and chips away at their self-worthOccupational risks Certain occupations can also increase the risk of dry skinThank you for your helpful suggestionHowever, plaque psoriasis on the legs often appears in large, shapeless patches with thick red skin or thick white scalesAccessed DecGenerally its not covered with scaly dead skinWhile these individuals may have a relatively small BSA involved, the location of the lesions often prevents patients from participating in everyday activities and the visibility of the disease weighs heavily on emotions and self-imageThis causes the skin to overreact to certain triggers, such as dyes, fabrics, soaps, animals, and other irritantsThe different types of psoriasis have different appearancesDermatology Online Journal , 2010In: Harrison's Principles of Internal MedicineParkinson's diseaseRetrieved from Mayo Clinic StaffRead more about Healthline's advertising and sponsorship policy
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